Tommy Smith re-joined Watford from Derby County eight years ago today

On this date in Watford FC history

On this date in Watford FC history

First published in Sport

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Watford re-signed Hemel Hempstead-born forward Tommy Smith from Derby County three years after his departure for Sunderland.

Ostensibly a panic buy to fill a gap on the right-hand side of midfield as the transfer window closed at the start of a Premiership season, Smith quickly re-established himself as a crowd favourite at Vicarage Road.

Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book,Watford FC On This Day

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